Meteorologists

Mark Hoekzema
Chief Meteorologist, Meteorological Operations

Mark Hoekzema is the chief meteorologist and director of meteorological operations at Earth Networks. In this role, Hoekzema oversees meteorological content integration and acquisition across all product lines.

In 2000, he joined the company to help manage the WeatherBug desktop application. Later, Hoekzema oversaw the planning and construction of the WeatherBug studio and then formulated the plan for developing the Meteorological Operations department, which he now manages.

Prior to WeatherBug, Hoekzema worked for 13 years at WRC-TV in Washington, D.C., starting as an intern while in college and then becoming a weather producer/forecaster, a webmaster of the first-ever TV weather website, and an on-air meteorologist.

Hoekzema earned his master’s and bachelor’s degrees in meteorology from the University of Maryland. 

Mark Hoekzema
Chief Meteorologist, Meteorological Operations
Julie Gaddy
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James Aman
Sr. Meteorologist, Meteorological Operations
James West
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John Bateman
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Andrew Rosenthal
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Chad Merrill
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Fred Allen
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Seth Carrier
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Matt Mehallow
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Mark Ellinwood
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Amanda Long
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Dennis Stewart
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Rachel Peterson
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Jacob Wycoff
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Edward Drummond
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Clayton Fain
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Todd Enders
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Ben Michalak
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Seth Baldelli
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